$50,000 donated to Connecticut Children's 

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Fox 61 News 

August 5, 2019

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The 5th Annual 

Robby Brisco Open

August 3, 2020

Golf Club of Avon

OUR MISSION

To remember and honor a courageous young man who fought but lost his battle with cancer.

To raise awareness, because there are too many children suffering from this terrible disease.

To inspire our local kids who are in the midst of their battles.

To raise funds for pediatric cancer clinical trials at Connecticut Children's. 

So that no parent has to hear the words

"your child has cancer.

CANCER FACTS

Cancer is the number one cause of death by disease among children.

1 in every 285 children will be diagnosed with cancer.

43 children per day are expected to be diagnosed with cancer.

Only 4% of federal government cancer research funding goes to study pediatric cancer.

WHO WE PLAY FOR

OUR DRIVE

Together, we have donated over $200,000

WHERE YOUR MONEY GOES

We, you, us, have helped Connecticut Children’s:

  • Increase the number of staff, making all clinical trials available through a national consortium of clinical trials.

  • Hire a full-time research associate.

  • Fund research to evaluate the long-term consequences of chemotherapy on the heart, and to identify ways to prevent heart damage.

  • Join the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation’s Sunshine Project, to develop more targeted and less toxic therapies.

Golfer Sign-in - 10:30 a.m.

Breakfast

Raffle & Silent Auction Open

Shotgun Start - Noon 

Lunch on Course

Contests & Prizes

Reception - 4:30 p.m.

Avon High School Jazz Ensemble

Appetizers & Open Bar

Raffle & Silent Auction Continue

Dinner - 5:30 p.m.

Awarding of the RBO Trophy

August 3rd, 2020

THE RBO COMMITMENT COIN

Guests Receive a Limited Edition Commitment Coin

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Use as a ball marker.

Display with your other mementos.

Carry with you wherever you go. 

Yours to treasure in your own way.

WAYS TO PLAY

Golf
Dinner Only

Hit (click) a golf ball to join us!

2019 RBO WINNERS

Brendan Butler, Mike Jurczik, Liam Bohonnon, Adam Boston

16 under par, Golf Club of Avon

RBO MEMORIES

Paul Shapiro's Top 5 Favorite RBO Things

2018 RBO Shotgun Start

A 2017 RBO Coin is blessed at St. Peter's Basilica

Chris Swetzes - RBO Warrior

REMEMBERING ROBBY

Hunter Miller, Paul Shaprio and Deb Miller live on Fox 61 News 

July 9, 2018

Because of leg reconstruction surgery, Robby wasn't able to play soccer his senior year. At Avon's last home game, however, the teams arranged for Robby to take the opening kick, then get subbed out. 

"Dr. Mike" cared for Robby during his entire 3 1/2 year journey. Here he talks about why he chose pediatric cancer as a profession, and the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Connecticut Children's. 

Deb Miller

RBO Founder

They say people come into our lives for a reason. Their purpose may be to teach us, guide us or even to test us. Like a big brother showing his younger sibling how to navigate through a challenging situation, Robby guided Hunter through the fight for his life. 

Liz Brisco

Mom

Robby wanted us to continue his fight, not just for his fellow Avon cancer warriors - Chris, Hannah, Hunter, Kamran, Lauren, and Morgan - but also for a special friend Kyla and all the other children.

Paul Shapiro

Vie for the Kids, Inc.

The Robby Brisco Open is a Vie for the Kids signature fundraising event, and we are honored to help remember a remarkable young man who inspired other patients, fellow students, and the entire town of Avon and beyond.

- Dinner -

Chris & Karl Ravech

- Golf Carts -

The Cote Family

- Beer -

Remembering Robby